Delete Stubborn Temp Files...??

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by devynal, May 12, 2004.

  1. devynal

    devynal The Idiot Circus Boy

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    Hello all --

    During my routine cleaning of my drive I noticed:

    C:\Documents and Settings\User\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

    There are a number of folders under Content.IE5 and what looks like images, graphics, etc. from the net. Some I can delete, but some I can highlight, click delete, and nothing happens. On other files in the these folders, I go to delete and the error 'cannot delete, can't find the specified file' pops up -- uh, the file is right there, why can't it delete? :rolleyes:

    I tried through a DOS shell and when I go to the Content.IE5 folder, it says no directory exists. /boggle

    Are there any programs or anything I can do to forcibly remove these files?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    they are your temp internet files, just delete them with the Internet Options from Tools menu in MSIE
     
  3. devynal

    devynal The Idiot Circus Boy

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    That doesn't work.
     
  4. tdinc

    tdinc █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User

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    this program should help you, it works very well. just be careful what you delete.

    ccleaner
     
  5. devynal

    devynal The Idiot Circus Boy

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    Thanks! That did the trick. :)